Association of Chattered Certified Accounts – ACCA Syllabus Breakdown For 2020

It is only pertinent that anyone who seeks the ACCA Syllabus should ordinarily have the basic knowledge of what ACCA stands for. The acronym for ACCA is Association of Chattered Certified Accountants, it is a globally accepted professional body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification (ACCA or FCCA).

In this post we have provided prospective students with the official ACCA Syllabus, the syllabus serves as a guide for ACCA students therefore if you are an ACCA aspiring student, you are advised to go through this syllabus as it is the globally accepted ACCA Syllabus irrespective of your continent.

Just in case you need authorized and ACCA office address and accredited study centres in Lagos and Nigeria as a whole, we have put down a well detailed information for aspiring ACCA candidates.

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ACCA Syllabus For 2020

The ACCA syllabus consists of 14 papers divided into four groups and three levels:

  • Knowledge – Three papers
  • Skills – Six papers
  • Essentials – Three papers
  • Options – Two papers from four

Usually, as an Accounting graduate aspiring yo become chartered, you would be exempted from F1, F2, F3 and F4 (Knowledge Level) reason is because it is assumed you have basic knowledge of courses you are being exempted from and you will be required to start from F5 which is referred to as the Skilled level.

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As for Non accounting graduates, you are expected to start from the scratch unlike the Accounting graduates, the non-accounting graduates are assumed not to have basic knowledge of F1, F2, F3  and F4.

The ACCA Syllabus has been made easy for aspiring students, you may want to ask HOW? this is because students are given the ample opportunity to select the number of papers the can go for. For example, under the Knowledge,  Skilled or even the professional level, you could either select 1, 2, 3 or 4 which is the maximum number of papers you may wish to sit for as it all depends on your mental capability.

Why Choose ACCA?

1) As a student or worker registered and sitting for ACCA exam, your are given the opportunity to acquire an international certification BSC In Accounting from Oxford Brooke University, UK.

2) It is globally accepted and automatically gives you the competitive edge over your competitors.

3) Global recognition and acknowledgements

For all who aspire to be chartered, please see below, ACCA Syllabus for all papers for 2020

ACCA Knowledge Level

F1     AB – Accountant in Business
F2     MA – Management Accounting
F3     FA – Financial Accounting

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ACCA Skills Level

F4    CL – Corporate and Business Law
F5    PM – Performance Management
F6     TX – Taxation
F7     FR – Financial Reporting (UK or International)
F8     AA – Audit & Assurance (UK or International)
F9     FM – Financial Management

ACCA Essentials Level

P1    GR&E – Governance, Risk and Ethics
P2    CR – Corporate Reporting (UK or International)
P3    BA – Business Analysis

ACCA Options (choose any two from four)

P4    AFM – Advanced Financial Management
P5    APM – Advanced Performance Management
P6    ATX – Advanced Taxation
P7    AAA – Advanced Audit & Assurance (UK or International)

ACCA Exam Regulations

i) All modules must be sat in order

ii) Maximum of four ACCA papers to be taken in one sitting

iii) Papers within a module may be sat in any order but ACCA recommends that they should be sat in numerical order

iv) ACCA papers from a variety of levels may be sat at any one time. i.e. Knowledge and Skills or Skills and Essentials

v) The three Essentials papers do not have to be sat together

vi) Students have 10 years to pass all the examinations

vii) The pass mark for all examinations is 50%

In addition to the above 14 ACCA papers, students are required to study and sit an online module in Professional ethics. It is recommended that this is studied at the same time as P1

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